William Dingle | TheUnion.com

William Dingle

A funeral Liturgy will be held at 10 a.m., May 28, at St. Agnes Church, 3966 Chestnut Ave., Concord for William (Bill) A. Dingle. Inurnment will take place at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Dixon. Mr. Dingle passed away May 22 in Antioch. He was 87.

Mr. Dingle was born April 12, 1920, in Tormey and raised in Whittier. He attended the University of California, Berkeley and graduated from Stanford University in 1948.

Mr. Dingle served as a pilot in World War II and the Korean War. He retired as a Lt. Commander from the U.S. Navy. He later retired from the Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. as a systems analyst and programmer.

Mr. Dingle was a fourth degree Knight of Columbus, Dr. Thomas Dooley Assembly #075, a longtime member of both the Concord and Grass Valley Elks and a member of Grass Valley SIRS and of the Retired Officers Association.

Mr. Dingle was a 35 year resident of Concord and was formerly a 16 year resident of Grass Valley.

Mr. Dingle is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty Dingle; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Vicki Dingle; sons Chuck and Tom Dingle; daughter and son-in-law, Fran Cohee-Chandler and Hank; daughter and partner, Karen Rose and Shirley; daughter, Mary Dingle; grandchildren Teresa, Chris, Ashleigh, Jennifer, Anna, David, Nicole, Tonia, Daniel and Meghan; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be sent to Bay Area Crisis Nursery, 1506 Mendocino Dr., Concord, CA 94521 or to the St. Ignatius Church Building Fund, 3351 Contra Loma Blvd., Antioch, CA 94509.

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